13 Memory Care Facilities near Plainview, NY
Also serving communities of Melville, Woodbury, Syosset.
There are 13 Memory Care Facilities in the Plainview area, with 2 in Plainview and 11 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Plainview is $6,294 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,925. Cheaper nearby regions include Stratford with an average starting cost of $4,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Plainview. Better rated regions include Huntington Station with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Plainview, NY
What to Consider About Memory Care in Plainview
Nearly one-fifth of Plainview's 26,000 residents are at least 65 years of age or older. The Plainview area offers 10 memory care facilities to assist those in the community with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. The New York State Department of Health regulates these memory care facilities throughout the state, which are known as Adult Care Facilities (ACFs).
Because 400,000 people aged 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease in New York, memory care facilities across the state, like those in Plainview, have implemented the state's EDGE program that offers extra tools and instruction to staff members working in dementia care.
- A senior has a one in 120 chance of being a victim of crime in Plainview compared to the national average of one in 36. With only eight crimes per 1,000 citizens, Plainview's crime rates are considered lower than 64 percent of all other communities throughout New York. Such low crime rates might suggest Plainview is one of the safer cities for memory care throughout the United States.
- The Plainview area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Plainview Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Plainview experiences a varied climate, with warm summers and cold winters. Temperatures range from a high of 84 degrees in July to a low of 25 degrees in January. When visiting various memory care facilities, seniors or relatives might wish to ensure the community takes care to keep its residents out of the heat or cold.
- Compared to the national average cost of living of 100, the overall cost of living in Plainview is 188. Transportation costs, which often affect families and seniors in memory care, are nearly double the national average. Seniors or family members of elderly loved ones with dementia seeking memory care on a budget might not choose Plainview because of its high cost of living.
Paying for Memory Care in Plainview
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Plainview start around $6,293 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Plainview and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Plainview
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in New York page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Plainview
Plainview and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free memory care resources in Plainview, please visit our Memory Care in New York page.
Directory of Winners in the Plainview Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Plainview
Plainview-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in New York are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in New York page for more information about these laws.